Regulation

Blockworks covers a diverse range of cryptocurrency regulatory topics including SEC complaints, banking regulation, anti-money laundering and bipartisan legislation.

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ConsenSys has a new privacy policy, which states it collects IP addresses and other sensitive data for all MetaMask users relying on Infura

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Singapore regulators say FTX never directly solicited local crypto investors, but the exchange was widely popular in the city-state

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Three Senators reckon crypto is full of “charismatic wunderkinds and opportunistic fraudsters,” urging Fidelity to avoid bitcoin in 401(k)s

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It falls on the good actors to represent the industry well, DOJ’s Sanjeev Bhasker said

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The outspoken JPMorgan CEO said Sam Bankman-Fried triggered a long-brewing disaster that could have been averted by regulators

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FTX supervisors would approve employee “payment requests” by responding with “personalized emojis”

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If the SEC approves GBTC’s conversion to an ETF, Regulation M relief would be granted, but the firm could try for approval sooner

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One FTX subsidiary is notably absent from the bankruptcy filing, the commissioner pointed out

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Sam Bankman-Fried is having a moment, equal parts baffling and infuriating, after a late night Twitter interview

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Gisele Bundchen and Shaquille O’Neal were also named in the suit

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More details on FTX’s assets, creditors and overall plans are needed before evaluating its credibility, attorneys say

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Venture capitalists should have been asking FTX more questions, congressman says

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US politicians on both sides of the aisle collectively received millions in dollars from fallen FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried

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Three-letter agencies are set to hone in on Sam Bankman-Fried’s collapsed FTX empire, which could have more than a million creditors

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Tornado Cash can be sanctioned since it’s an entity defined as “a partnership, association, trust, joint venture, corporation, group, subgroup, or other organization,” the Treasury said.

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FTX’s Bahamas-based subsidiary is now facing a local regulator’s inquiry into accusations of impropriety when it comes to its safeguarding of customer funds

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Congressional Blockchain Caucus Chairs Tom Emmer, R-Minn., and Bill Foster, D-Illi., both won reelection as well as Caucus members Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J., and Richie Torres, D-N.Y.

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Elizabeth Warren says the SEC needs to be more aggressive in policing crypto markets, but ambiguous rules has pushed most trade offshore

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The discount of Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) hits record 41% in the wake of crypto exchange FTX’s fall

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Tether froze USDT belonging to FTX as speculation spread over whether its sister organization was shorting the stablecoin

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If FTX user funds were being used to finance Alameda Research, a firm founded by Sam Bankman-Fried, there could be legal consequences

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The acquisition — pending due diligence — comes after Sam Bankman-Fried drafted his own proposal for US crypto legislation

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The inter-exchange spat could elongate crypto winter, but it may also speed up regulation, some say

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A federal judge has ruled there is enough evidence to make a decision about the SEC v. LBRY case without moving forward to trial, but an appeal is still possible

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Roughly $1 billion worth of bitcoin was recovered in what the Department of Justice calls the second-largest financial seizure ever

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